hidebound vs traditionalist what difference

what is difference between hidebound and traditionalist

English

Alternative forms

  • hide-bound (less common)

Etymology

hide (animal skin, noun) +‎ bound (tied, adjective)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪd.baʊnd/

Adjective

hidebound (comparative more hidebound, superlative most hidebound)

  1. Bound with the hide of an animal.
  2. (of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
  3. (of trees) Having the bark so close and constricting that it impedes the growth.
  4. (of a person) Stubborn; narrow-minded; inflexible.
  5. (obsolete) Niggardly; penurious; stingy.
    • 1644-1646, Francis Quarles, Boanerges and Barnabas
      hath my purse been hidebound to my hungry brother?

Translations

See also

  • leatherbound


English

Etymology

From traditional +‎ -ist.

Noun

traditionalist (plural traditionalists)

  1. A person who adheres to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practices.
  2. A person who believes in the traditional teaching of Hell (Gehenna) as eternal conscious torment (ECT) for the wicked.
  3. (climbing) A traditional climbing climber.

Antonyms

  • annihilationist
  • conditionalist
  • destructionist
  • reformer
  • reformist

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